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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JOYCE-18
in Australiafrom 09 Jan 2018 18:00 UTC to 12 Jan 2018 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone JOYCE-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 12: (13 Jan 2018 12:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 93 km/h)
  • from 09 Jan 2018 18:00 UTC to 12 Jan 2018 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 12 Jan 2018 12:48:55 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The maximum Storm surge height is  1.0m in Thangoo, Australia. This height is estimated for 11 Jan 2018 18:00:00.


Australia - Tropical Cyclone JOYCE

(Created: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:51:00 +01:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: SH052018 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 63 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Cyclone Joyce Makes Landfall on Australia's Pilbara Coast

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 04:04:00 +0100enn (en)

NOAA's JPSS-1 satellite provided a visible image of the tropical storm after it made landfall along the Pilbara Coast in the northwestern part of Western Australia. On Jan. 12, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (ABM) posted warnings from Sandfire to De Grey, and inland parts of the northeast Pilbara including Marble Bar.

Signalement : le cyclone tropical Joyce

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:33:00 +0100newskitchen (fr)

– Source: Republic of France – Foreign Affairs in French – Press Release/Statement. Headline: Signalement : le cyclone tropical Joyce. Signalement : le cyclone tropical Joyce de catégorie 1 (vent de 75 km/h avec rafales allant jusqu’à 100 km/h) est actif dans le nord du Western Australia.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (165), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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